Beloved Disciple

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church April 1, 2018 John 20:1-18 In this gospel account, Mary Magdalene is the first person to the tomb of Jesus on Easter morning. That’s the same in all 4 gospels—women are the first witnesses to the resurrection. The first people to tell the world the Good News. I…

Seeing and Believing

Easter 2011 Southminster Presbyterian Church John 20:1-18 Seeing and Believing. Jesus cares a lot about seeing and believing in John’s Gospel. All throughout the Gospel, characters are told to look around them, to pay attention to what they see, so that they may believe in Jesus. In the beginning of the gospel, as Jesus calls…